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Locomotive Nosecone Windshield Access Cart

Designed for intermittent operation at a rail yard, the nosecone gantry acts as a personnel platform for MRO and cleaning operations.

Solution:89671
Industry:Rail Transit MRO and Manufacturing Solutions
ModelE-18-20PXX
Type:Carrier
Actuation:Mechanical
Travel:18"
Capacity:4,000 lbs

Overview

These custom-engineered self-propelled nosecone maintenance work platforms have a raised height of 147″ and include a checker plate platform. Road Mode controls are mounted at floor working height on the cart, while the rail motion controls, including up and down, are mounted on the top operator platform controls. Road Mode controls include key lock, forward, reverse, and flange wheels engaged and disengaged for floor-to-rail and rail-to-floor application. The top of the platform controls include forward and reverse,
up and down, and E-stop. Custom Nosecone work carts are designed to make MRO operations ergonomic and efficient for any locomotive windshield access.
Handling Specialty can design/build custom work & maintenance platforms for various applications that require safe, robust, and reliable access to difficult-to-reach areas.

Features

  • Manual retracting rail wheels to change over to casters.
  • Retractable Safety lanyards with two full-body arrest harnesses.
  • Handheld control pendant.
  • 24VDC power complete with 2 gel cell batteries
  • built-in battery charger and battery charge indicator
  • Driven hydraulically by two (2) wheels and two (2) wheels complete with swing axle
    for maneuverability
  • Two (2) section extendable ladder to also allow access from a pit
  • Two (2) safety bumpers and tape switch to halt the movement of the scaffold for the nose
    protection
  • E-Stop
Locomotive Windshield Work Platform

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“We build big things to help our customers build big things.”

Handling Specialty’s reputation is one of a competent problem-solver because we have built a reputation on providing unique, custom-engineered material handling or industrial automation solutions that stand the test of time
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905.945.9661

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info@handling.com

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Office location

219 South Service Road West,

Grimsby, Ontario, L3M 1Y6

© 2023 All rights reserved. Handling Specialty